Tony New

Tony the Lion Full Kit


Ordering Notes:
This website is structured so that you don’t have to order a full kit if you don’t want to. Choose the various components or packs, adding them to the cart one at a time. Scroll down to the product description to see the contents of the packs. If you want a full kit, order all of the packs.

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Product Description

This project is also available as part of an online workshop.  If you would like to do the workshop please order from that page at as it is priced and set to come with the full kit.

Product Description

Measuring 230 x 215 mm, Tony is the face of a lion originally designed for the Lady Anne Needlework Festival in England.  Their request was for something that included ‘heraldry’, hence the hint of Tudor roses in his mane.  Suitable for experienced embroiderers, like all of Hazel’s projects, it is diverse and interesting.  Using DMC stranded, satin, Diamant and Special Dentelles threads, Preciosa crystals and glass pearls, and Miyuki beads, this project features a large variety of stitches as under:

  • Embroidery: 21 stitches/variations
  • Bead Embroidery: 4 techniques/stitches
  • Needle Lace: 3 variations
  • Needle Weaving: 4 patterns

Kit Contents

This project is only available as a full kit and includes the following:

Pattern and Print:

  • full instructions and diagrams, stitch guide and colour images of the original work;
  • the line drawing screen-printed in light blue ink onto Natural coloured 45/55 cotton/linen fabric.
  • The ink is indelible

DMC Threads Pack:

  • Skeins or part skeins of stranded: 009, 326, 370, 372, 437, 498, 738, 739, 779, 3371, 3781, 3790, 3860, 3861, 4145
  • Part skeins of satin: S472
  • Bobbins of Diamant: D3821
  • Bobbins of Special Dentelles #80: 437, 739, 3348, Ecru
  • Bobbins of Mettler Machine embroidery thread: 2108+

Bead and Crystals Pack:

  • Miyuki beads: 15⁰ 1631, 15⁰ 4249, 8⁰ 2035
  • Preciosa flat back crystals: 20ss smoked topaz AB
  • Preciosa glass pearls: 2 mm cream

Needle Pack:

  • Embroidery needles: sizes 7 and 10
  • Tapestry: size 26
  • Bead embroidery: size 10 or 11